The Washington Redskins couldn't pull it off against the Houston Oilers, 29 to 27, on September 2, 1979.

1979 Washington Redskins

Final

HOU

Oilers

1-0-0

29

WAS

27

1

6

0

2

0

17

3

7

7

4

16

3

Total

29

27

1st quarter

HOU

WAS

Oilers

Toni Fritsch 41-yard field goal

3

0

Oilers

Toni Fritsch 46-yard field goal

6

0

2nd quarter

HOU

WAS

Redskins

Mark Moseley 27-yard field goal

6

3

Redskins

Jean Fugett 8-yard pass from Joe Theismann (Mark Moseley kick)

6

10

Redskins

Benny Malone 1-yard run (Mark Moseley kick)

6

17

3rd quarter

HOU

WAS

Oilers

Earl Campbell 13-yard run (Toni Fritsch kick)

13

17

Redskins

Jean Fugett 30-yard pass from Joe Theismann (Mark Moseley kick)

13

24

4th quarter

HOU

WAS

Redskins

Mark Moseley 39-yard field goal

13

27

Oilers

Billy Johnson 14-yard pass from Dan Pastorini (kick failed)

19

27

Oilers

Toni Fritsch 26-yard field goal

22

27

Oilers

Earl Campbell 3-yard run (Toni Fritsch kick)

29

27

Oilers

Redskins

1st Downs

21

14

Passing 1st Downs

Rushing 1st Downs

1st downs from penalties

3rd down efficiency

-

-

4th down efficiency

-

-

Total Plays

76

50

Total Yards

365

246

Yards per play

4.8

4.9

Passing

166

104

Comp - Att

12 - 30

7 - 14

Yards per pass

5.4

6.5

Interceptions thrown

3

1

Sacks - Yards lost

1 - 10

2 - 19

Rushing

199

142

Rushing Attempts

45

34

Yards per rush

4.4

4.2

Penalties

5

6

Turnovers

3

3

Fumbles lost

0

2

Interceptions

3

1

Possession

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Dan Pastorini 12 30 176 5.9 1 3 31.4
Team 12 30 166 5.9 1 3 1 31.4

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Earl Campbell 32 166 5.2 2
Tim Wilson 4 22 5.5 0
Rob Carpenter 5 15 3.0 0
Mike Barber 1 -2 -2.0 0
Dan Pastorini 3 -2 -0.7 0
Team 45 199 4.4 2

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Billy Johnson 4 76 19.0 1
Ken Burrough 3 66 22.0 0
Conrad Rucker 2 25 12.5 0
Tim Wilson 1 7 7.0 0
Earl Campbell 2 2 1.0 0
Team 12 176 5.9 1 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 1 0 2

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 2.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Toni Fritsch 3 3 2 11
Team 3 3 2 11

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Cliff Parsley 3 137 45.7
Team 3 137 45.7

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Billy Johnson 4 37 9.3 0
Kenny King 1 17 17.0 0
Guido Merkens 1 9 9.0 0
Team 6 63 10.5 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Billy Johnson 1 16 16.0 0
Guido Merkens 1 0 0.0 0
Team 2 16 8.0 0

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Joe Theismann 7 14 123 8.8 2 1 90.2
Team 7 14 104 8.8 2 1 2 90.2

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Benny Malone 17 58 3.4 1
John Riggins 12 54 4.5 0
Clarence Harmon 4 23 5.8 0
Joe Theismann 1 7 7.0 0
Team 34 142 4.2 1

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Jean Fugett 3 55 18.3 2
Ricky Thompson 2 51 25.5 0
Danny Buggs 1 13 13.0 0
Clarence Harmon 1 4 4.0 0
Team 7 123 8.8 2 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 2 2 0

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 1.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Mark Moseley 2 3 3 9
Team 2 3 3 9

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Mike Bragg 4 146 36.5
Team 4 146 36.5

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Don Harris 2 33 16.5 0
Clarence Harmon 2 26 13.0 0
Buddy Hardeman 1 21 21.0 0
Team 5 80 16.0 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Buddy Hardeman 3 91 30.3 0
Team 3 91 30.3 0

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PASS

3,946

Howell

Sam Howell

RUSH

733

Robinson

Brian Robinson

REC

1,002

McLaurin

Terry McLaurin

Team Rankings

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PPG

19.4

25th

OPP PPG

30.5

32nd

RUSH YDS/G

93.6

27th

PASS YDS/G

245.5

15th

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TEAM W L T PCT
Cowboys Cowboys
12 5 0 .706
Eagles Eagles
11 6 0 .647
Giants Giants
6 11 0 .353
Commanders Commanders
4 13 0 .235

Last Game

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WAS Commanders

4-13-0

10

Final

38

DAL Cowboys

12-5-0

Sun 7 Jan 2024

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NFL 2023 Division Standings

AFC North W L T PCT
1
Ravens Ravens
13 4 0 .765
2
Browns Browns
11 6 0 .647
AFC East W L T PCT
1
Bills Bills
11 6 0 .647
2
Dolphins Dolphins
11 6 0 .647
AFC West W L T PCT
1
Chiefs Chiefs
11 6 0 .647
2
Raiders Raiders
8 9 0 .471
AFC South W L T PCT
1
Texans Texans
10 7 0 .588
2
Jaguars Jaguars
9 8 0 .529
NFC North W L T PCT
1
Lions Lions
12 5 0 .706
2
Packers Packers
9 8 0 .529
NFC West W L T PCT
1
49ers 49ers
12 5 0 .706
2
Rams Rams
10 7 0 .588
NFC East W L T PCT
1
Cowboys Cowboys
12 5 0 .706
2
Eagles Eagles
11 6 0 .647
NFC South W L T PCT
1
Buccaneers Buccaneers
9 8 0 .529
2
Saints Saints
9 8 0 .529